Placements Manager

Vacancy ID: 8093
Main Location: LCF - John Prince's St, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £39,275 - £47,120 pa
Closing date: May 24, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

Graduate Futures plays a key role in improving student experience, retention and attainment. It enables our students and graduates to fulfil their career ambitions by acknowledging their individuality, support their growth and connecting and collaborating with alumni and industry partners.

As a Placements Manager you will support the development of employability within the curriculum, as well engagement with existing industry contacts in order to generate student work opportunities for long and short term accredited placements. The post will lead on implementing administrative processes on placements for the team to help them support industry, academics and students.

In turn you will build and nurture links across the University and other external organisations to amplify opportunities for cooperation and collaboration across the Graduate Futures & Business Innovation team to maximise the potential of the resources and expertise available.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries. 

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change.  In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history. 

If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team at vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk   phone: 07730 900321.

Your Profile

Educated to A level standard (or relevant experience), you will have an understanding of client relationship building techniques and experience of managing a team to provide effective administration in a fast moving environment. You will be a team player who can motivate and lead a team effectively. Previous experience of careers coaching and advice giving will be advantageous.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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